[ mel-ee-ag-ri-deez ]
/ ˌmɛl iˈæg rɪˌdiz /
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plural noun Classical Mythology.
the sisters of Meleager of Calydon who were changed into guinea hens by Artemis in order to relieve their grief over the death of their brother.
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The sisters of Meleager wept his loss, until Diana, pitying their sorrow, changed them into birds called Meleagrides.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White